Category Archives: Fenagh History

Thatched Cottage

The Art of Thatching is Alive and Well in Leitrim When I was growing up my great Aunt lived in a thatched cottage the one she had been born in and never left.  I always entered it with great wonder it still had the old settle and big open fire place and the good sitting […]

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The Lake is Freezing over at The Old Rectory

A few years ago the lake completely froze over except for some little springs that you could see. We even saw the paw prints of a fox walking out to the islands in the snow on top of the ice. If you skim a piece of ice along the top of the frozen lake it makes the most […]

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Fenagh Community Center Opening

Fenagh Community Centre was officially opened on Friday, and it is fantastic.  Small communities in Ireland are held together by the committees  who work to keep the facilities for the community at large available and Fenagh is blessed with many such committees.  Fenagh Development, the committee who made the reburishment of our community centre possible is […]

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Carrowkeel, Castlebladwin

  Carrowkeel just outside of Castlebaldwin on the way to Sligo is one of a complex of 14 passage cairns situated across a number of hills which are part of the Bricklieve mountain range.  Carrowkeel is one of a series of limestone plateau aligned towards Knocknarea.  There are three cairns on the top of Carrowkeel […]

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Fenagh History

Fenagh is an area steeped in history with a wide variety of archaeology all in the one place.  Fenagh has two Abbey’s, a beautiful Dolmen, Standing stones, a Court tomb, known locally as the Giants graves and a Fairy fort.  There are not many places in Ireland that have all these historical landmarks in the one place.  […]

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